CLOMIPRAMINE

Components
Includes Desmethylclomipramine

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 3.0 mL serum (2.0 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: Heparin

Rejection Criteria
SST, ACD

Methodology
Liquid Chromatrography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Clomipramine: 50-250 mcg/mL
Desmethylclomipramine: 150-350 mcg/mL
Total: 200-600 mcg/L

Performed
Tuesday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeCLOM
CPT-4 Code (s)
80335 (80299)
LOINC Codes
Clomipramine   3491-8  
Desmethylclomipramine   3536-0  
Total   3493-4  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory